Faculty Scholarship 1994 - Present

Assurance of Financial Learning: Issues and Suggestions

Given the current financial crisis and opaque financial instruments, financial education and access has become one of the main priorities of central banks, treasuries, capital market boards around the world. Thus, many countries are trying o educate their citizens to prepare them for today's complicated financial world. Government agencies that are at work all over the world are sharing their experiences and findings occasionally with each other. In this regard, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an international economic organization of 34 countries headquartered in Paris, has established a network and several conferences to disseminate the experience of its member countries on financial education.
The Central Bank of Turkey, has just convened such an international conference on 'Financial Education and Financial Awareness: Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies' and shared the findings and policy suggestions of the work group with the international community. Prof. Isik, as the project leader, has been invited by the Bank to make a presentation in the conference, titled 'Assurance of Financial Learning: Issues and Suggestions'.